Integrated Sports Massage Therapy is a highly illustrated evidence-based handbook which presents a wide range of effective sports massage techniques to cover any sports-related situation.
Anders Jelveus explains and applies effective techniques from a variety of disciplines of manual therapy, ranging from commonly used sports massage strokes to more advanced concepts for real-life effective sports massage treatments. The presented techniques serve as a great addition for any therapist seeking to work with athletes, and are suitable for pre-event, post-event, inter-event, and in remedial sports massage therapy.
This unique book offers a comprehensive presentation of sports massage therapy including:
Sports massage history
Basic sports massage strokes and work postures
Sports massage applications
Event-based sports massage treatment guidelines
Sports-specific massage treatment recommendations
Therapeutic muscle stretching techniques
Therapeutic muscle stretching applied to specific muscle groups
Positional Release Techniques (PRT)
Acupressure and Tui Na techniques with applications
Myofascial release techniques
Connective tissue massage
Lymphatic drainage massage
Myofascial Trigger Point etiology and treatment techniques
Remedial Sports massage applications
Athletic self massage techniques.
The book is suitable for all manual therapy students and practitioners, whether novice or advanced, including massage therapists, physical therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, naprapaths, naturopaths and acupuncturists.Biografía del autor:
+ 19 years of experience in the field. . Teacher in Sports Massage and other health related classes since 1991. . Previous teacher, and head-teacher at Axelsons Gymnastiska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (largest school of alternative medicine in Scandinavia), Teaching in Stockholm/Sweden, Gothenburg/Sweden, Oslo/Norway, and Copenhagen/Denmark. . Regular guest teacher/lecturer (Massage, Sports Massage, and Therapeutic Muscle Stretching) at the University-College of Physical Education and Sports in Stockholm, Sweden. . Have over the years treated a wide range of different types of athletes (Runners, Volleyball players, Martial artists, Track and Field athletes, Bicyclists, Wrestlers, Ice hockey players, Soccer players, Football players, etc.). . Worked in 1988/89 with the Swedish champions in Volleyball, responsabilies: Sports Massage, Injury treatment, and Sports Psychology. .. Graduated as Dr. of Naprapathy from Scandinavian College of Manual Medicine, where our research work performed for disputation later represented both the college and the Physiology Department III, Karolinska Institute, during the presentation at the Medical convention the same year. . Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Masters Degree from Emperors College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Santa Monica, California. . Spent 6 months in Thailand (and travels regularly) studying various forms of traditional Thai Massage. . Member of International Editorial Advisory board for JBMT . 1996/97 Writer for the Swedish martial arts magazine "Svenska fighter"
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